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1st Viscount Jocelyn – by Douglas Coe

Second Earl of Roden

1st Earl of Roden – by Douglas Coe

Earl of Arran– by Douglas Coe

Richard Josslyn/Josselyn/Jocelyn c1528-1575 – “Builder” of Hyde Hall – – by Douglas Coe

Celebrating Rivers Wassail  – by Elizabeth Waugh

Peter Rober T Hickman Tilbury (1914 – 1961) The Story Of A Sawbridgeworth Adventurer – by Douglas Coe

Hyde Hall/Great Hyde Hall – The Story Of A Manorial Home– by Douglas Coe 

The story of the supposed ‘Horse Race course’ at West Road – by Douglas Coe

All the fun of the fair – The Sawbridgeworth Horse Fair in the olden days – by Gill Munro, Wally Wright and Theo van de Bilt

A manorial history of Sayesbury – Sawbridgeworth  – part one – by Theo van de Bilt

Asgar the Staller – first known Lord of Sawbridgeworth by Douglas Coe

Meet the Barnards by Douglas Coe

The Sawbridgeworth WW1 Memorial Group visits Ypres and St. Julien by Theo van de Bilt

The Dorringtons of Little Hallingbury and Sawbridgeworth – by Philip Hays

Sawbridgeworth in the thirties – by Edna Richardson

A miller’s tale – the life of Thomas Burton – by Douglas Coe

A day at the races- by Douglas Coe

Sawbridgeworth Watermills – by Douglas Coe

John Prior – a Sawbridgeworth entrepeneur – by Douglas Coe

The Sawbridgeworth friendly society by Douglas Coe

Rivers Nursery and the Rural way of life by Elizabeth Waugh

Annie Thomas and Richard Clements – from Sawbridgeworth to Canada via the Poorhouse – by Francis Frances

The Sawbridgeworth Congregational church – by Theo van de Bilt

Brian Rochester – by Hilary Matthews and Theo van de Bilt

Rowland Alston – Lord of the Manor of Sayesbury (Sawbridgeworth) – by Dougas Coe

Walter Lawrence  – a history part one – by Theo van de Bilt

Walter Lawrence – history part two – by Theo van de Bilt

An article about the 3rd Earl of Roden by Douglas Coe

An article about 4th Earl of Roden by Douglas Coe

An article about John Strange the 5th earl of Roden by Douglas Coe

An article about the later Rodens, the last three Jocelyn owners of Hyde Hall – by Douglas Coe

The Market House – a Sawbridgeworth landmark through the ages – by Douglas Coe

Who lived where in Sawbridgworth_in 1911 – by Hilary Matthews and Theo van de Bilt

Douglas Hayter and the Spellbrook LawnmowersDavid James 

1887 Queen Victoria’s golden jubilee is celebrated in Sawbridgeworth – by Theo van de Bilt